By Marilyn Singer

It’s summer season, and Tallulah is happy approximately going to bop camp. She’ll get to take lots of ballet sessions. She’ll need to take faucet, too, and she’s no longer desirous about that. She’s by no means taken faucet earlier than, so she’ll be a starting newbie. And she’s right—tap classification isn't really a lot enjoyable. Plus there’s a lady her related age who’s maddeningly stable at faucet dancing. yet that very same lady isn’t first-class at ballet . . . may or not it's that she and Tallulah have anything in common?

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It’s simply . . . in faucet classification, I’m the easiest. yet in ballet, I’m the worst. ” “You’re no longer the worst. ” Tallulah used to be stunned. “Not at all. ” “But the teacher’s regularly correcting me! ” “Teachers constantly right everybody,” Tallulah stated. Then her eyes opened broad. “They regularly right everybody,” she repeated, extra softly. “Well, you aren’t the worst in tap,” Kacie informed her. “If you hold working towards, you’ll get well. then you definitely may well like it. and perhaps shall we even take periods jointly. ” “And it's possible you'll love ballet,” Tallulah stated. Then, with a little smile, she extra, “And take sessions with me. ” “I love faucet and ballet already,” Beckett stated, which made either women snort. the next day to come, in ballet, Kacie slipped doing her glissade, yet she nonetheless wasn’t the worst at school. And in faucet, Tallulah’s flap steps sounded louder and clearer, yet she nonetheless wasn’t the easiest. perhaps I’m correct the place I’m intended to be, Tallulah concept. For now. And that was once what she instructed Kacie that very afternoon as they waited, donning each one other’s friendship bracelets, with Beckett flapping and glissading fortunately among them, until eventually the bus got here to take all of them domestic. Flap Step One Brush 3 faucet 4 detect extra ! MARILYN SINGER is the writer of greater than 100 books for kids, together with the former books approximately Tallulah. She lives in Brooklyn, big apple, and Washington, Connecticut. you could stopover at her at www. marilynsinger. internet. ALEXANDRA BOIGER illustrated all of the Tallulah books as good as many others. initially from Munich, Germany, she now lives along with her kinfolk in California. Please stopover at her at www. alexandraboiger. com. you could stopover at herself at www. hmhbooks. com/tallulah.

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